Sr. Security Systems Engineer

Gridiron IT Solutions in Fairfax County, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
GridIron IT is seeking a Senior Security Engineer to join a Infrastructure and Security Team. The optimal candidate will be a senior-level engineer with extensive security experience and networking skills. The Infrastructure and Security Team is responsible for IT project planning and execution to support business objectives. It is also responsible for IT Operations of both the IT Enterprise as well as the Service Provider environment. This includes architecture, design, provisioning, administration, troubleshooting, and maintenance activities across multi-cloud and on premises services, security, networking, storage/virtualization, systems, and NOC/Help Desk. Tasks typically involve: Meeting with business units and clients to determine and capture detailed requirements; Clarifying a system specification, understanding work practices and the nature of the business of the requestor and stakeholders; Planning project timelines; Creating high-level implementation plans when required; Travelling to customer sites; Defining software, hardware and network requirements; Developing agreed solutions and implementing new systems; Presenting solutions in written or oral reports; White-boarding complete or partial solutions; Creating project deliverables; Helping clients with change-management activities; Designing, installing, integrating, testing, and monitoring new systems; Provide knowledge transfer sessions to clients; Contribute and refine the team s process and methodology, including documentation of how an engagement is delivered. Candidates in this role need to show evidence of the following: Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Teamwork skills; Ability to work independently and in a team environment to produce outstanding results; A logical approach to problem solving/analytical skills; Ability to learn quickly; Confident decision making; Excellent customer service skills; Good organizational skills to prioritize heavy workloads; The ability to communicate technical information to non-IT clients and colleagues; Flexibility and adaptability; Good time management skills; Minimum of 5 years field engineering experience; Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience. Candidates in this role need to show evidence of the following technical skills : Expert-level knowledge and experience with security design, implementation and support with many of the following in order of priority: Firewalls/VPNs (Cisco ASA/Firepower and Palo Alto are a must) IDS/IPS solutions (Cisco ASA/Firepower and Palo Alto are a must) Malware Prevention (Cisco ASA/Firepower and Palo Alto are a must) Solid understanding of routing and switching architectures (CCNP level knowledge preferred) Endpoint Security: Next Gen AV (Palo Traps, Crowdstrike, Sentinel One, Cisco AMP a plus) On premise Virtual Infrastructures (VMware ESXi/NSX, Microsoft HyperV) Software Defined Networking (VMware NSX a plus) Vulnerability and Pen Testing Solutions (Tenable, Rapid 7, Qualys a plus) Identity and Access Management Solution Exposure (Idaptive, Thycotic, CyberArk a plus) Data Security Solutions (Imperva, Varonis a plus) Security and Network Monitoring and Management Tools (Nagios, Splunk, SolarWinds a plus) Cloud Edge Security including Transit Architectures (Palo VM in AWS, Azure a huge plus) Cloud Security (CASB, AWS/Azure Security Controls) Proven design, installation, administration, configuration, integration, maintenance, and troubleshooting experience with networking and security equipment; Ability to articulate impact of architecture decisions on physical layout; Ability to architect, articulate (to different stakeholders), and implement complex solutions spanning potentially multiple technologies, and business domains; Experience in solution requirements gathering; Experience with documentation of infrastructure design, system builds, configurations, and support procedures; Performing assessments and provide recommendations including gap analysis and recommendations; Experience with data center networking technology; Good understanding of high-level network architecture; Ability to review application data flow diagrams; Experience with VMware NSX desired; Experience with Cloud networking; Azure networking experience strongly desired (e.g. ExpressRoute, VPN Gateway, Virtual Networks, Security Groups, Network Virtual Appliances, Routing, Load Balancing, Traffic Manager); AWS networking experience (e.g. DirectConnect, vPC, Security Groups, Routing, VPC Gateways, Elastic IP, Route53, Load Balancing, Global Traffic Management); Experience with networking diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools; Hands on experience with Nagios Enterprise desired; Hands on experience with Nagios Network Analyzer desired; - provided by Dice

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